Joseph Morgan

Brief Life History of Joseph

When Joseph Morgan was born about 1766, in Frederick, Virginia, British Colonial America, his father, Edward Morgan, was 30 and his mother, Susanna Taylor, was 26. He married Rebecca Van Metre on 6 November 1792, in Wheeling, Ohio, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 24 July 1828, in Ohio, Virginia, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in West Liberty, Ohio, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Morgan
1766–1828
Rebecca Van Metre
1746–
Marriage: 6 November 1792
Susannah Rebecca Morgan
1793–1874
Josiah M Morgan
1796–1860
Edward M. Morgan
1798–1872
John Wheeler Morgan
1801–1838
Mordecai Morgan
1805–1890
Mary Morgan
1809–
Joseph S. Morgan
1812–

Sources (10)

  • Joseph Morgan, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"
  • Joseph Morgan, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Joseph Morgan in entry for Edward Morgan, "West Virginia Deaths, 1804-1999"

World Events (8)

1775

"Patrick Henry made his ""Give me Liberty or Give me Death"" speech in Richmond Virginia."

1776

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

1783 · A Free America

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

Name Meaning

Welsh (especially Glamorgan): from the medieval Welsh personal name Morgan, Morgant (Old Welsh Morcant, of uncertain etymology).

Irish: importation of the Welsh surname (see 1 above), to which has been assimilated more than one Gaelic surname, notably Ó Muireagáin (see Merrigan ).

Scottish: probably from a Gaelic personal name cognate with Welsh Morcant.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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